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Red faces – differential diagnosis and management

The differential diagnosis in a patient presenting with a red face is wide and varied. Skin conditions affecting the face cause considerable distress and effective management is important. A careful history and examination are essential to reach the correct diagnosis. In this article common causes of red faces, providing clues to diagnosis, and an overview of firstline management are discussed.
Dermatology in practice 2004; 12(2): 6–11
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